Monday, November 24th, 2014

Statements about Job Accomplishments

Mostly True

Cue "Pomp and Circumstance"

Angel Taveras

Angel Taveras

"Providence graduation rates are up."

— Rhode Island

Pants on Fire!

Treasurer's 'calculation' ignores half the equation

True

912 claims resolved, nearly $682,000 paid out

True

The official number-crunchers say it adds up

Half-True

Counting checks before they're signed

Mostly True

It was more like $70 million

Half-True

Numbers went up. Why is less clear.

False

Employing a flawed jobs analysis

Pants on Fire!

An extreme disregard for the truth